The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.
Catching up with the interns
Digital Intern Ellie introduces the new team of interns and tells us what they are getting up to at our HQ.
Helping out at the migrant camp in Calais
Four of our staff visited the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in Calais in a personal capacity just a week before its demolition by the French authorities.
Kevin Lueshing: It took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story
Even though I was a British champion boxer - tough and ruthless - it took me 37 years to find the courage to tell my story.
Remember what you were like when you were 16?
The Children’s Society campaigner helped us respond to a consultation by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Policing and Crime Bill
Policy and Research visit to No.10 Downing Street
Following on from the successful release of the Good Childhood Report 2016, members of the team were invited to No.10 to discuss its key findings.
Grants help Captain Ketchup, Mrs Tagliatelle and others make childhood better
Claudia Moynihan reports on one of our first projects to receive a grant for a local community project, and that more funds are available.
The right to private and family life protects vulnerable children too
As the home secretary spoke of a new immigration bill, she focused on the 'right to respect for private and family life', which matters to us all
Advent: A child shall lead them
After years spent listening to children and young people, Jim Davis reflects on what children have said
Asking the Chancellor for better Budgeting for early help
There is an exceptionally strong case for public services to be based on the principle of intervening early to prevent problems from escalating.
The plight of child refugees
Our Chief Executive, Matthew Reed, reflects on the refugee crisis and our responsibility, both as a charity and as individuals, to help those most vulnerable